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Wells Cathedral

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Address: Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE, England
Phone Number: 01749-674483
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Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This 12th-century cathedral is a fine example of Early Gothic architecture.

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Amazing construction

Go in, look up and you will say wow at the unique curved bullastrades holding up the roof. Tour the rest and be impressed at the beauty and solidness built so many, many hundreds... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Perth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Go in, look up and you will say wow at the unique curved bullastrades holding up the roof. Tour the rest and be impressed at the beauty and solidness built so many, many hundreds of years ago

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A must see if you visit Wells. This is one of the major cathedrals of England. Beautifully cared for and used by many. A stunning building.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Cathedral, despite being very busy with a choir competition the day I visited there was still an atmosphere of tranquility

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Very impressive.. How did they build such beautiful huge cathedrals all those years ago. Despite being there on junior school introduction day with no free guided tours it was still very interesting and lovely

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Wells cathedral is stunning on its own - strikingly unusual circular buttresses inside and a complex but not overwhelming outside. It's set in wonderful grounds which are themselves a rewarding stroll, once you've torn yourself away from the peace of the interior But Wells itself is a fine place to be, with lots of specialist arty shops and eating houses... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

What a wondrous sight this was as we walked from the car park and from then on every step built memories that will be with us for ever. Others have written a length about the stunning architecture and the incredible history or even the swans and how they ring the bell but let me, as a senior, talk about the... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I guess the review title says it all. It really is a stunning building, with incredible architecture and history. The features, both inside and out are fascinating. Be sure to sit and watch the striking of the clock bell inside and also the other interesting one on the exterior. Try the cafe - the food was very good. Vicars Close,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Beautiful, stunning and tranquil. Definitely worth a visit . The architecture is breathtaking. And it is in such a great location and you can sit on the green and enjoy a coffee or a packed lunch. It's perfect.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Gorgeous Cathedral in the charming town of Wells. Allow plenty of time to explore and enjoy all that this place has to offer. There is so much history to absorb and a great little shop at the Cathedral as well. I particularly loved touching some of the stone and timber as we walked around the Cathedral and thinking of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is the second time I have been to this cathedral it is really stunning, we also went to the oldest habited street just behind the cathedral with the cobbled street we watched the two soldiers on the side of the cathedral hitting the bell which I hadn't seen last time I was there I will go again because I... More 

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Additional Information about Wells Cathedral

Address: Address: Cathedral Green, Wells BA5 2UE, England
Phone Number: 01749-674483
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Wells
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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